First batch of Ebola vaccines arrives in Congo to combat outbreak

The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines to combat an outbreak suspected to have killed 20 people arrived in Congo's capital Kinshasa on Wednesday, said a Reuters witness at the airport. Ethiopia has established a high level nationa... More..

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World Health Organization says Ebola poses a 'very high' risk to the Congo public
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

World Health Organization says Ebola poses a 'very high' risk to the Congo public

Emergency meeting called as Ebola spreads to Congolese city - United Nations health agency The World Health Organization (WHO) is convening an emergency meeting on Friday to "consider the global risks" of t...More..

Petrol Costs Over Rs 75 per Litre In Delhi Today
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Petrol Costs Over Rs 75 per Litre In Delhi Today

Diesel prices are at 69.11 in Kolkata and Rs 70.25 in Chennai . This is the second consecutive day when prices have been hiked by the oil companies, signalling resumption of the daily price revision mechan...More..

United States scientists successfully transfer memory among marine snails
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

United States scientists successfully transfer memory among marine snails

The untrained snails that receive RNA from untrained donors showed no defensive response. A group of untrained snails received RNA from the trained group and the second group received RNA from an untrained grou...More..

Disrupted body clock risks mental health issues
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Disrupted body clock risks mental health issues

He added it is advisable to avoid activities that disturb the circadian rhythm after 10pm, but that activities during the day were just as important, giving the example of being outside in the morning during ...More..

Trump lists reimbursement to Michael Cohen; ethics office says disclosure was required
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Trump lists reimbursement to Michael Cohen; ethics office says disclosure was required

However, Cohen has paid $130,000 to an adult film actress, Stephanie Clifford , who has claimed she had an affair with Trump. The president has vehemently denied any such relationship took place. In the letter...More..

Cardinals 2nd-round pick Christian Kirk was arrested prior to draft
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Cardinals 2nd-round pick Christian Kirk was arrested prior to draft

Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver Christian Kirk took the field Tuesday for the first time since a report surfaced about his arrest in the months before the team chose him in the second round of the N...More..

WHO Calls for Global Ban on Trans Fat
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

WHO Calls for Global Ban on Trans Fat

World Health Organization estimates that eating trans fats - commonly found in baked and processed foods - leads to the deaths of more than 500,000 people from heart disease every year. Due to its longer shelf...More..

STDs on the Rise in California, Butte County
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

STDs on the Rise in California, Butte County

African-Americans reported more than twice the rate for early syphilis than caucasians. California hit record numbers of new infections of sexually transmitted diseases in 2017, with almost 300,000 cases ...More..

APC describes parallel congress as exercise in futility
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

APC describes parallel congress as exercise in futility

Abdullahi said this in response to media requests on "parallel congresses" in some states. He added that other members of his team monitored the exercise in the remaining eight local government areas., insist...More..

US Embassy Opens In Jerusalem; Early Voting Begins For Runoff Elections
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

US Embassy Opens In Jerusalem; Early Voting Begins For Runoff Elections

At least 43 people died in today's protests, the most since the showdown began in March. He is said to have made more than 2,000 media appearances - regularly on the right-leaning Fox News cable channel -...More..

United Kingdom scientists may have cured the common cold
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

United Kingdom scientists may have cured the common cold

Caused by a family of viruses with hundreds of variants, it is almost impossible to treat, as no single vaccination exists against it, meaning people resort to treating the symptoms rather than the virus itself...More..

Ebola: 362 people under surveillance in North West DRC
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Ebola: 362 people under surveillance in North West DRC

The plan is to employ a ring vaccination approach, vaccinating anyone who has been in contact with a case to prevent continuing spread of the virus. The WHO said it has obtained 4,000 doses of Ebola vaccine a...More..

35 confirmed cases of salmonella reported stemming from Hyde. Co. egg recall
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

35 confirmed cases of salmonella reported stemming from Hyde. Co. egg recall

Rose Acre Farms in IN voluntarily recalled 206,749,248 eggs due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup , the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement . For Publix and Sunups egg carton...More..

Nobel Price In Literature 2018 Cancelled Over Alleged Sex Abuse
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Nobel Price In Literature 2018 Cancelled Over Alleged Sex Abuse

And it is perhaps to be expected that of the various bodies which award Nobel Prizes, a sexual harassment scandal would kick off in a body which is (as with Hollywood) concerned with the arts, with their inform...More..

Final donation for man whose blood helped save 2.4 million babies
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Final donation for man whose blood helped save 2.4 million babies

That's a risky condition that develops when a woman has rhesus-negative blood (RhD negative) and has a baby in her womb with RhD positive blood. In the worst cases, it can result in brain damage, or death, for ...More..

Bioluminescent bloom lights up waves along San Diego coast
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Bioluminescent bloom lights up waves along San Diego coast

San Diego beaches are lighting up blue due to a phenomenon called a red tide. "It kind of looked like the color of a light saber", Bay said, according to CBS News . Moore and shared on Scripps Oceanography's...More..

Northwest Congo hospital has four new suspected Ebola cases
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Northwest Congo hospital has four new suspected Ebola cases

Serge Ngaleto, the director of Bikoro's main hospital said it had received four new suspected cases on Thursday, including two nurses who had treated others showing symptoms. Ebola is believed to be spread ove...More..

Canadians became sick due to E. coli in romaine lettuce
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Canadians became sick due to E. coli in romaine lettuce

There are now no food recall warnings linked to this outbreak. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region in Arizona and California is no longer being produced a...More..

Potential new cure found for baldness
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Potential new cure found for baldness

Baldness is complicated - and no, it's not all your mother's fault . Male pattern baldness is the most common cause of hair loss , which experts say can be extremely distressing for men. Unfortunately, it ...More..

Trump accuses Russian Federation probe investigators of conflicts of interest
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Trump accuses Russian Federation probe investigators of conflicts of interest

There is no indication that the Mueller investigation is being deliberately drawn out to manipulate votes. So far, the special counsel's office has charged 19 people — including four Trump campaign advisers — a...More..

FDA requiring restaurants to post calorie counts
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

FDA requiring restaurants to post calorie counts

Gottlieb said the calorie rule, which can carry criminal penalties, features a 171-word definition of menu , and may or may not apply to beer , is "pro market and pro consumer". The interesting thing about ca...More..

Congo confirms Ebola cases, more suspected
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Congo confirms Ebola cases, more suspected

The two confirmed cases are part of the samples taken from the on-site patients a few days ago in the province of Equateur, said the source. Previously 5 weeks, there have been 21 suspected instances of vir...More..

Strike hits presidential office in Yemen rebel-held capital: residents
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Strike hits presidential office in Yemen rebel-held capital: residents

Reported six dead and 30 wounded, but it is unclear whether there are among them representatives of the top of the Houthis. In a statement, NRC country director Suze van Meegen said the aid group was "appall...More..

Woman's runny nose turns out to be leak of brain fluid
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Woman's runny nose turns out to be leak of brain fluid

They found a small hole between her skull and her nostrils that was leaking approximately 235 milliliters (8 ounces) of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) each day. But since the accident, she's had to stop working, pla...More..

Donald Glover delivers great art in 'This is America' video
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Donald Glover delivers great art in 'This is America' video

With " This is America , " pop culture's most important multi-hyphenate confronts many issues now facing "the land of the free and home of the brave" - racism, gun violence and police brutality. As he proceeds ...More..

Yemen's Houthi rebels fire 2 missiles at Saudi oil facility
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Yemen's Houthi rebels fire 2 missiles at Saudi oil facility

Spokesman for the coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen Colonel Turki al-Maliki said that the missiles were directed at the city of Najran. In 2015, a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia began bombi...More..

by | Monday, May 07, 2018

One case of measles reported in San Luis Obispo County

Murray. The traveler was at the buffet on April 30th, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Measles is a highly contagious but vaccine-preventable disease that spreads through coughing, sneezing or other contact with t...More..

Buhari now in London due to 'technical stopover' - Presidency
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Buhari now in London due to 'technical stopover' - Presidency

Yet by 10:00 the following the morning, the aircraft was still stationed in London. The party also advised the Presidency to reveal the real reasons for the president's "technical stopover" in London . Buhar...More..

Food for Thought: Keys to Fruitful Fertility
by | Saturday, May 05, 2018

Food for Thought: Keys to Fruitful Fertility

Those who ate fast food four times a week or more took almost a month longer to conceive and were twice as likely to be infertile than those who rarely ate it. However, among women with the lowest intake of f...More..